Shaolin Training Camp Summer 2014

In the summer of 2014 SWI is organising a training camp at the Shaolin Temple in Henan province in China. Up to a months rock-hard training with lodging included at one of the best Kung fu schools in the region.

Choose between traditional Shaolin kung fu and sanshou or both.

You will live and train at the school and in your free time there is plenty of opportunity for excursions to many different, fantastic places in the area around the Shaolin Temple and Songshan mountains!

With qualified Chinese instructors you get training in different aspects of Shaolin kung fu. During the trip you will learn at least two traditional forms and potentially another (for example a weapon form).

In addition there is the opportunity to study Chinese.

Example of daily timetable:

06:00–06:45 light run and lighter basic training
07:00–07:30 breakfast
09:00–11:00 training
11:30 lunch
12:00–14:00 rest
15:00–17:00 Chinese (alternatively solo training)
17:30 dinner
19:00–21:00 training

The stay includes, in addition to training: excursion to the Shaolin Temple, hikes in the mountains and visits to different, interesting places in the region. There are Swedish speaking staff and translators on site.

You live and train together with a group from Sweden. Training levels are decided according to experience and knowledge.

In order to make use of the training one should be in as good shape as possible and have previous experience of martial arts or similar training.

The camp is open to anyone who is a member of a club under the Swedish Budo and Martial Arts Federation.

The price includes lodgings, food and training, and excursions. You are responsible for your own flights to Beijing where the group will meet. From there we will travel together to Dengfeng by train and bus (which takes about 6 hours).

The price is around 8 000 kr for one month excluding flight tickets. The price is estimated based on current rates and may vary slightly.

Preliminary trip dates: 15 June -15 July 2014.

For more information and to register interest, mail us at!